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upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
rangers again in a game drawing thousands of people to the oakland colosseum. why it could mean a big celebration for the team and the fans. good afternoon. i'm tori'm campbell. the entire regular season comes down to the final game for the oakland a's. right now they are tied for the texas rangers for the lead in the american league west and happening now ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savage is live at the colosseum where the two teams face off for a win or take all game and the crowds must be so excited alex? >> reporter: they certainly are. the colosseum will be a loud place. half hour until the first pitch and this game as you can see over here on the ticket kiosk it is officially sold out. there's a playoff-like atmosphere out here as the a's take on the texas rangers with a division title on the line. >> [applause] >> fired up a's fans filed into the colosseum this morning, confident in their teams chances today. >> we aren't worried. >> we're going to win. we are going all the way. >> on the field the a's players are staying loose knowing they can cap off an improbable season en
, if they beat the rangers again today they win the american league west and number three, there is now a report that a five-year extension the a's staying in oakland is about to be a done deal. a's doing what they do best, winning again last night against the rangers. again, showdown today, 12:30 for the al west title. a report today the a's and county coliseum authority negotiating five year lease extension. major league baseball offering to negotiate the deal. a's manager partner wolf saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would like to take the team to san jose the city officially declared san francisco, giants' territory major league baseball looking at the issue for three years. wolf said if they don't make a decision soon, take it off the table, either hit it or quit it, i don't want to sit around waiting for the commission to make up its mind. the a's face a fine if it leaves the coliseum early and there is no place to go. no stadium in san jose that can handle a mlb team. it would take years to build. mayor quan is hoping to build a stadium in oakla
. >> he struck him out! >> reporter: the as clinched their play-off spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. this was their fourth straight win in six of seven. the champagne was flowing in the clubhouse. >> whoo! >> reporter: the as have also kept their division title hopes alive in the american league west cutting the rangers' lead to just one game. the as have been seen as underdogs all year with some very young players and a lot of rookies. this year was supposed to be a year about rebuilding the team but the as are surprising everybody by coming up with all of these wins and then clinching their spot with the play-offs. last night rookie pitcher jarrod parker held the rangers to three runs. cocoa chris-a go ahead double that gave the team a lead the rangers couldn't catch. >> the teams before were probably built different than these game. this were 18 rookies. i never been part of that. >> how do you get them refocused for the next game? >> the way we do every day. they will be back out here again tomorrow. it's early, 10:30. night game tomorrow. they will be out ready to play. >> repo
. if they can win they will be division champs and you can bet, a's are taking on the rangers for a very meaningful final game of the season. that was the strike out that sealed the deal last night. the a's beat the rangers and that put them in a tie for first place in the al west. they have not even had a share of first place up until now and of course the team is red hot while the rangers are struggling and last night gerard belmont also known jonny gomes was asked about the critical game. >> i am not going to lie to you, we have rallied around each other and we have checked another one off the list and that's a big celebration after a win last night. >> fans at box offices will be buying tickets and if they win today they go straight to the division series this weekend if they lose they will play a do or die game against the baltimore orioles or the yankees. you can expect the coliseum will be packed for the season finale and again first pitch 12:45, ktvu channel ktvu channel 2 morning news. alex savage. >>> if you have some photos you would like us to see, send them. we might just p
time since 2007. a's and rangers bob melvin hopes another rookie pitcher polls them through. one inning allowed two home runs makes it 5 nothing texas, the a's belted two home runs than josh rhetoric makes it patrick was 9-7 oakland, the rally fell short, the a's lose 9-7. four games behind the rangers in the division: maintains a two game lead in the wild-card standings. barry zito goes for his 14th win as a giant, the new kids helped him get at hunter pence with his 14th home run and marcos could grow gone, giants went 7-4 and the annual ritual the rookies are forced to dress up you could not see their faces. buster posey was subjected to the hazing not long ago. >>> i had a short skirt that's another said >>> former met keith hernandez had his famous moustache for 25 years but shaved it today to rise $10,000 for alzheimer's. the regular officials are back in the crowd in baltimore acted like they were the rolling stones maybe fans will get satisfaction. >>> down goes frazier. the hit by canal ellerbee he walked off. the number one play, he brought it back >>> that was travis snyder b
was bigger than the state of texas rangers outfielder bought this ambulance for the dominican republic but it was the rangers' pitchers to needed cpr tonight. a base hit under the glove of josh hamilton two runs were scored four to nothing days. and there were not done there. derek norris steps up with a triple to center on the trouble because pour hamilton misjudge the baseball. the a's put a base 5 spot in the first inning and that was plenty for the rookie starter. strikeout andrea when 110 k is in the a's win big nine to three. so the gap in the west is three games they play again tomorrow morning sell if oakland winds to have seven to play. it is going to be good stuff that in northgate grand i once dated their sister tracy. third inning buster posies basted dries and hundred rbi of the season the first giants since barry bonds in 2004 having 100 runs batted in in the season the giants win three to nothing and not kane has his 16th win with three sacks and three games the raiders are 31st out of 32 teams in the nfl and that is why he is headed back to the bay area. he made his fir
's, a good dozen games out of first place in midsummer. they hunted down the texas rangers. i'm telling ya, what a day it was here at the ballpark! the oakland coliseum, alive and well for a critical wednesday night. >> i'm very nervous. >> i am so excited! >> i'm going crazy! >> yeah! >> reporter: a wild and wacky crowd painted the ballpark with green and gold. >> baby! >> you know what, this is just icing on the cake. >> reporter: and they will keep the lead all the way through the last out. just like that, the oakland a's are your 2012 al west division champs. >> i feel great. been here since opening day in 1967, i guess, been to '72, '73, '74. >> great. amazing. >> i want to cry! i want to cry! unbelievable! awesome! >> you know what? go a's! >> woo! >> it's incredible! incredible! >> reporter: the incredible team indeed. a's fans still celebrating here outside the coliseum. not many people across the country knew about the a's. america sure knows them now, as your oakland a's are the al west champs in 2012. live outside the coliseum, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just as recent
towards the play offs. a win over the texas rangers. they have now locked up a wild card spot which would be a one game winner take all as the a's win their final regular season game against the rangers they would clench the american league west and bypass the wild card. well, take a look at this talk about excessive celebration a junior hockey player in new jersey got a big surprise after scoring a goal going straight through the glass. best new of all though he was not hurt and his team won four to one. >>> well, thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. i'm julie haener. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news tonight. we are live in the south bay with hot weather and we are always here for you at ktvu.com. tmz is coming up next right here on tv 36 what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love.
to of seventh inning and was this time takes three runs away from the rangers. go-ahead run the a's win three to to a huge win but the angels also one so they're remained need to up in the wild-card race. >>> it was the talk of a sports universe but today the nfl said the officials did the right thing determining who had possession and the packers see how a game last night contusions' so remains over wide video replay didn't overturn the call. so we spoke to the former nfl officials jim tunney and cbs five nfl analyst tim ryan and both had a difference take. the of weight the play was over. >>> and the replay cannot review that they cannot deny that they made a mistake on the touchdown. they're looking at the ball hit the grounds they certainly could ever be the possession of the football and in my mind there is no question about its the defensive back to the green bay packers have that ball panda his chess. to help with the topics even hit the campaign trail today paul ryan gets off the top five. i have think that these rest part time for the obama's administration in the budget office. if
division it comes down to the last game, of the season rangers and a's taking on each other 12:35 first pitch, 73 up to 79. mid to upper 90s central valley warm spot palm springs 105, tahoe 76. temperatures drop 8 to 19° today. another 6 to 12° tomorrow. another 4 to 6° sunday and monday. have a great day. >>> good morning. happy wednesday. live look at 80 the east shore freeway, chp here, some sort of traffic break leading this big line of traffic through maybe cleaning out debris looking for debris in the roadway, interesting scene you are seeing it live on tv, pretty cool we don't have any other problems reported, traffic will begin slowing once the chp finds what they are looking for. san jose highway 87 past hp pavillion light drive. out of antioch towards pittsburg, still good drive, less than 20 minutes into the concord area out of the central valley tracy from 205 up and over the altamont pass, 15 minutes to the dublin-pleasanton area. america's cup one of many events happening today, embarcadero expect traffic, if you are coming into san francisco this weekend bart is having
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
did this. it's a three run homer his second of the game. the rangers get a split. losing the game but winning the night cap 8-7. what does it all mean? the a's are now three games in front of the rays and angels in the wild card race. that means their magic number is just one. the rangers, yankees and orioles all clench play off spots tonight. and oakland still arrived in the al game. texas to play beginning tomorrow night at the coliseum. >>> the giants starting pitchers aren't making it easy on bruce bochy as he trys to set up his rotation for the play offs. houston street on in the ninth to try to nail a san diego win. with one out. pinch hitter xavier nadie that's homer number one. and josh with a long ball again with the drive to center. giants win 7-5. they still don't know yet whether they will face cincinnati or washington in the play offs. >>> still to come on this late sunday night edition of sports wrap. the latest on nascar's race for the cup. and what looked ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is
the last three games of the regular season against the texas rangers. they will meet tonight at the coliseum. right now the as are two games dehind the rangers in their division if the as sweep texas, they win the west. if they don't sweep, oakland still has a shot at one of the two american league wild card spots. the giants have punched their postseason a lodge time ago. but they still don't know if they will play washington or cincinnati a bay area church doing its part to keep the homeless program up and -- cincinnati. >>> a bay area church is do its part to keep the homeless program up and running. one of the founders is retiring. however, st. paul's episcopal church is voting whether to take over the operations of that program. >>> a church in antioch will pay special tribute to polices and firefighters tomorrow. it's called a blue mass. they will be honoring first responders from all around eastern contra costa county. it begins at 10:30 a.m. at st. ignatius of antioch catholic. there will be a tribute to kenyan, the officer killed. it will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow mo
at the coliseum. exciting. they have been on a roll. the as tied the rangers for the division lead last night. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning and we go to the sixth and the pride of petaluma jonny gomes says see ya! that's a solo shot. as win 3-1. they have come from 13 games behind to tie texas for the division lead. so here's how it sets up now. the as win this afternoon. they will win the west and get a best-of-five play-off series beginning on the weekend. if they lose, they are still in but it's a wild card game. that would mean a one-game play- off on friday. if they win they move on. if they lose, they're out. go as. the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs in l.a. last night. great game, though. buster posey going deep for his 24th homer in an early giant lead. he should be the mvp. that held on to beat the dodgers then 4-3. they will play the season finale this afternoon in a game that doesn't mean much but anytime you beat the dodgers, that's a good thing. the cardinals got in because of that dodger loss. >>> play of the day comes from kansas c
the rangers last night for the divisional lead. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning. 6th jonny gomes with a solo home run. as win 3-1. if they beat the rangers today they advance to a best of five series. if they lose, it's a one-game wild card play-off on friday. >>> how about the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs picture in l.a. how sweet that? buster posey with his 24th home run. they beat the dodgers 4-3. they will play the regular season finale this afternoon at dodger stadium. dodgers are out, cardinals got the wild card because of that win. >>> play of the day kansas city, missouri detroit tigers grassy hits a ground ball to short and it's fielded by escobar who makes this an unbelievable turn and toss contorted. look at that. deep in the hole and still gets his man. he gets the play of the day. the royals are out of the play- offs. good shortstop. >> he makes it look so easy. >> a great play. >>> 6:26. coming up, timing is everything. are the as on the verge of leaving oakland? >> plus, butt out. san francisco may ban public nudity. the proposed fi
innings. the a's beat the rangers 3 to 2. to this with the day comes from the peach state. the better bridges are down one run with none out what on. in the ninth he says see later dead center and that give the braves their fourth three victories over the miami marlins. those joining the giants and the post- season party. if emmitt displaced from their san jose home. >>> at the home of call that has everyone talking. >>> stranger danger on the peninsula. the school and administrators are addressing some parental concerns.,,,, hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. there is no more heartbreaking a sight than the sad. the exposed. the public testament to unrealized potential in such epic proportion. conversely, there is not
the texas rangers. if he can 0 land sweeps texas they win -- -- if the o's sweep texas, they win and what they don't know is who they will be playing it could be washington or cincinnati. >>> it is called blue mass and they will honor first responders from around east contra costa. an election will be held at the catholic church starting at 10:30 a.m. and kenyon was shot and killed in alamo. >>> time now 6:15, you will have fewer options and the ferry is getting rid of their two weekday trips in marin county in san francisco. the larkspur -- larkspur ferry will be around and no changes to the holiday schedule or any of the cielito schedules. >>> how is traffic, sal? >>> it should be a nice drive and let's look at highway 24 westbound. it is a nice drive coming up to the willow pass grade with no major issues. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza, it has been a nice drive with no major issues and if you are driving, traffic should be good for you coming out to the mcarthur maze. here is a look at highway 4, getting out to the east shore freeway it looks good from vallejo to pano
watching the as win. the oakland at threat as going for the pennant this afternoon. the as tied the rangers for the divisional lead last night. derek norris drove in a couple of runs in the 5th inning. in the sixth, jonny gomes going deep with a solo shot. as won 3-1. that's six in a row. they can make it seven in a row to take the division crown tonight -- today the winner will get the divisional crown. the loser plays a one-game wild card game on friday so the as have to have this game. >> good luck to them. >>> protestors plan to march in richmond this afternoon to demand safety improvements at the chevron oil refinery. the refinery was the scene of an august fire that prompted 15,000 people to seek hospital treatment out of concern they breathed in toxic smoke. meanwhile, the city council passed a resolution yesterday setting tougher requirements for chevron as it rebuilds the fire-damaged crude unit. >>> in other headlines around the bay, a new smaller walmart is now open for business in the westgate mall in san jose. the walmart neighborhood market is designed for quick and easy shopp
in anticipation of the playoffs. reporting from at&t park, nbc bay area news. >> to the a's and rangers. game three of a four-game set. top of the first, runner on second. going to keep on running. that's enough to get a triple. steven drew scores. later 2-0 a's. josh donaldson up the middle. josh hamilton lets the ball go under. two score. ma made it 4-0. right now it's 7-3, a's in the top of the fourth. to the san francisco 49ers, they are eager to prove their loss to the minnesota vikings was a fluke. the red and gold spent this week in youngstown, ohio preparing their body for sunday against the jets. jim harbaugh says his men are ready for action. >> they want to get back to work and make sure it doesn't happen again. that's the mind-set we have. we have every day. including today to work on that mind-set. in preparation for the game on sunday. >> three sacks in three games is not going to cut it in oakland. today the raiders signed defensive end andre carter, the former cal bear had 10 sacks on the patriots last year but he tore his left quadricep. he played five seasons with the san fr
with a finale against first place rangers a's made history in the second inning carter struck out it was 13 -- breaking the previous record. that didn't stop their offense. single in two runs in the third putting the a's ahead 7-3 oakland went on to win 9-3. there are two games ahead of the angels for the last wild card spot with seven games left. giants tuning up for playoffs against arizona in the third inning posey singled in pagan to put giants ahead 2-0. it was his 100th rbi of the season cain pitched seven shut out innings, 16th win. giants beat d-backs 6-0. today last home game. >>> san jose land mark repute today to be a true haunted house is getting dressed up for halloween. the winchester mystery house staging fright nights beginning this week second year of new tradition at the home of heiress sarah winchester. >> new scare elements in every scene from last year, new scenes entirely. longer, more scarier. >> in addition to a haunting experience visitors can eat, drink and get made up like a zombie opens this friday. >> love counting the number of 13s in that house. >> it is scary
. two outs in the 9th hunter hit this gaper against the texas rangers while the ball rolls the angels court tieing lead run. 5-4 in the first game of the doubleheader. the a's are a game and a half out at first base and can be with in a game. >>> good news and bad fort giants. houston street onto the night to try to nail down a pad rewin. pinch hitter, had other ideas, puts one over the fence for his first home run as a giant. then -- reached on the inslide single pence took street deep to the same part of the ballpark. they win. tim was shaky, giving up five runs in six innings of work. >>> a come back for the ages on the final day of ryder cup play. we will be right back. 0!ockÑ?çóxo?Ñ=çñÑñçvxqx?ñññ?óioy . >>> we said last night it would take a collapse by the outs team to fail to win the ryder cup and that's what happened. royy almost didn't make his tee time. he got there 11 minutes before he was supposed to tee off. apparently he doesn't need to warm up. chipping on the 5th hole against bradley. that will work. down to previously undefeated bradley, 2-1. 12 matches i
cuts were needed because of the largese. mcdonald turns out isn't such a softy. this former army ranger has been true to his word and he's well ahead of his $10 billion target goals. mcdonald has made changes. he's done them quietly to the management of underperforming dwigs. he's not a guy that just throws out head for headline. he's introduced new products like tide pods and taken an amazing amount of share back from the other guys. one of the most remarkable transformations i've seen. rolled out niche products like zzzquill works for hard core insomnia cases, me, asleep in ten minutes flat. pulled out all the stops with ads that helped augment proctor's share gain and kept the new-found momentum going. changed from a strong dollar to a weaker one and declined the cost of raw goods that go into proctor's vast array of products. stock of pg is unstoppable because i think mcdonald's plan is working. i believe he had to deal with some of the same deelts with alex gorsky is dealing with at johnson & johnson. it is my job here to recognize when it's still early enough to matter that i may
in 2007. still the as beat the rangers 9-3. pulls the as to within three games of texas. october classic, so i was trying to figure out, should be starting -- i think we have about five or six more to go, i think. is that right? >> i don't know. i didn't add it up. >> you know who would know. right here. mr. sports. >> mr. sports. i have no idea what the answer is. >> let's get to today's national weather forecast. alex wallace joins us from the weather channel. good morning, alex. >> good morning. and this morning tracking some showers. we're he seeing that here across sections of the northeast. new york city seeing light activity, but right around philadelphia, heavier rain. we trail that all the way back through the ohio valley into sections of the mid mississippi valley, as well, more storms into western sections of kentucky, heavy down pours there, and then more scattered activity back across the southern plains. so active morning for some spots. we'll keep that going right along the front across the middle of the country. "squawk box" back in a moment. bob... oh, hey alex. just pic
've been, he's been like the lone ranger. you finally decided to set the alarm today? >> no. i've been here. it's just coming down from that platform over there, on the phone or whatever it is. whereas jim likes to get right down here and get to business here. i settle my business up there. >> dave is making calls on bank of america. this is current stuff. >> i assume you guys have seen it. >> yeah we did. that 2.43 billion. take me back of course to the deal itself, guys. remember when they had the shareholder vote and then had losses. they came after that shareholder vote. then we found out about the bonuses. they were expected to go to trial october 22nd. this is a huge number. >> all right. >> just, becky, fabulous. you changed everybody's view about r.i.m. a great interview with the first quarter stuff. >> thank you jim. >> i think it's the last day of march. >> i don't know what to do with that. don't know if it's a good thing or not. >> great job. >> thank you very much. >> all right. when we come back we'll present a squawk blue chip award to our guest host. stick around. i'm only i
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